Fenton’s Zoe Weinberg, Grand Blanc’s Mason Walker earn Flint Wintry Mix Performances of the Week

Flint’s Wintry Mix Performances of the Week Zoe Weinberg, Fenton — The sophomore continues to make waves on the slopes. Weinberg, of Fenton, took first place last Monday, Feb. 24, at the Division 1 ski finals at Boyne Highlands, finishing more than two seconds ahead (1:08.64) of the competition in the slalom. Weinberg also bested […]

Detroit Lions quietly re-sign defensive end Darryl Tapp to one-year deal

The Detroit Lions have re-signed a defensive lineman. No, not Ndamukong Suh. Detroit quietly came to terms recently on a one-year deal for defensive end Darryl Tapp. Records show Tapp will earn a base salary of $870,000, plus an $80,000 signing bonus. The deal will keep Tapp off the open market when free agency begins […]

NFL sets 2015 salary cap at $143.28M; Detroit Lions have more than $17M in space

The NFL announced Monday, through one of the league’s official reporters, that the 2015 salary cap will be set at $143.28 million. That figure checks in above high-end estimates from earlier this offseason. Following the Detroit Lions’ decisions to release running back Reggie Bush and not place the franchise or transition tag on All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong […]

Detroit Tigers’ Joel Hanrahan headed to Texas to see elbow specialist: ‘It’s time to get some answers’

LAKELAND, Fla. — Joel Hanrahan continues to hit bumps in the road to rehabilitation. It won’t be long before he finds out how big the latest one is. Hanrahan is headed to Texas to see a doctor Tuesday regarding his ongoing right elbow issues. Hanrahan had Tommy John surgery after appearing in just nine games […]

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera takes batting practice on field

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First pitch thrown in Detroit Tigers game this season

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D.J. Durkin trying to flood Michigan’s defense with info, putting every job up for grabs

ANN ARBOR — If Michigan’s going to be able to play defense the way D.J. Durkin wants it to this fall, then it’ll have to learn a lot in a short amount of time. Michigan’s new defensive coordinator wants to be multiple with his fronts this football season, as he’s always been as a defensive […]

New-look Northwestern to present different challenges this time around for Michigan

ANN ARBOR — Michigan and Northwestern last met six weeks ago. That might as well be six years ago. Since then, Michigan has lost its starting backcourt of Derrick Walton Jr. and Caris LeVert, while Northwestern has rebounded from a 10-game losing streak to win four of its last five. The original meeting between the […]

Unsung heroes of environmental justice honored at Women and Environment Symposium in Grand Rapids

Rachel Hood by Hannah Watts The fourth annual Women and Environment Symposium, a joint effort between Grand Valley State University and the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, brings environmental issues threatening the Great Lakes state and the nation to the forefront and recognizes women making a difference in regards to environmental policy and natural resources. Greening […]